Bid Writer / Manager

Maddison Consultants
London (Greater)
£38-50k Neg Basic + Bonus + Car
Closing date
10 Jul 2021
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Bid Writer / Manager ( Renewables ) £38-50k Neg Basic plus Bonus + Car ( Flexible location )

Job Summary

To provide the commercial and contractual lead on major, strategic  / complex opportunities with reduced risk to the business. Responsible for improving the success rate and profitability by developing and delivering a winning and profitable bid strategy.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Responsible for ensuring a consistent high level and quality of service for bidding major, strategic or complex project opportunities.
  • Work with the UK Managing Director to help identify suitable project opportunities and qualify using a Bid / No Bid process.
  • Qualify and prioritise potential opportunities and develop a winning bid strategy.
  • Identify the level of required activity, expertise and resource required (both internally and externally) to deliver the bid strategy and implement a written plan to ensure that all milestones are met and that all risks are identified and mitigated.
  • Provide a high level commercial, contractual and technical response to ensure the customer’s requirements are met, and take a key role in commercial negotiations.
  • Identify, quantify and manage technical and contractual obligations and commercial risks on selected projects.
  • To professionally liaise with customers, internal and external stakeholders (including subcontractors), attending meetings as required to develop relationships and provide a structured approach to bid activity.
  • Lead the handover meeting to secured opportunities to ensure that resources are identified and the business fully briefed to deliver the project right first time.
  • Generate and issue relevant management and KPI reporting.
  • Continuous improvement – continually review process and solutions to ensure improved win rate, cost and risk management whilst continuing to deliver best practice in a changing marketplace.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Able to work under pressure whilst maintaining the ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with both customers and internal / external stakeholders to ensure a collaborative approach that delivers positive and sustainable results.
  • Collaborative, thorough problem solver, always looking to deliver sustainable results.
  • Ensure written bids are commercially accurate and to detail with excellent administrative & time management skills.
  • Full understanding of construction / infrastructure industry contracts and project management approaches together with knowledge of project, risk and value management.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Able to collaborate and deliver success in a cross functional organization.
  • Commercially astute with an eye for detail.

Required education and experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience of delivering complex solutions through cross functional teams.
  • At least 5 years’ experience within a similar role. ( FM / Renewables / Lighting / HVAC / Solar )
  • Experience of dealing with senior decision makers within public sector organisations.
  • Demonstrable influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Intermediate/advanced IT skills.

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Maddison is a talent management consultancy practice, driven by our belief that people are the most important asset to make a difference to business results. Having the most talented and superior employees in your team gives a measurable edge over your competition and can mean the difference between a failing or highly successful company.

Talent management is a business strategy that must be fully integrated within all of the employee related processes of an organisation. We have a range of recruitment and training services available to enable this to happen and for those decision makers, whose role it is, to ensure their company employ the right person in the right job at the right time.

Our dedicated team
Our dedicated team of highly trained, professional consultants work within specialised business areas and will deliver to your business needs, whatever your requirements.

For our client's, many of whom are global giants, we are an essential supplier, providing their most important asset – 'A' list personnel. It comes as no surprise that some of the most successful global brands have developed a long term relationship with Maddison Consultants.

To our candidates, we are an invaluable resource. We are a friendly, knowledgeable team of niche specialists. We don't try to push them into just any role, we take a long term approach, taking time to get to know them and thereby delivering the advice that's best for them. You will find many of the most successful people in our industry have worked with us over a period of years, relying on us to steer them towards the right roles at the right time.

Find Us
01252 759007
Rodney House
Clifton Down Road
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